Sun 1 May
Showstopper! The Improvised Musical
Spontaneous musical comedy at its absolute finest – direct from the West End and now heading to The Lowry!
With twelve years as an Edinburgh Fringe must-see phenomenon, a BBC Radio 4 series, a critically acclaimed West End run and an Olivier Award to their name, The Showstoppers have delighted audiences across the globe with their ingenious blend of comedy, musical theatre and spontaneity.
A brand new musical comedy is created from scratch at each performance of this award-winning show as audience suggestions are transformed on the spot into all-singing, all dancing productions with hilarious results. These incredible performers are guaranteed to impress as they create shows packed with drama, dazzling dance routines and catchy melodies – it’s just all made up on the spot!
So whether you fancy Hamilton in a hospital or Sondheim in the Sahara, you suggest it and The Showstoppers will sing it!
2016 Olivier Award Winners – Best Entertainment and Family Show
Age guidance 12+
‘So polished, it defies belief.’
‘If this is what improv can do, you wonder why anyone bothers writing anything down.’
‘Achingly funny… Worth seeing again and again.’
Time Out Critics' Choice